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unit came home to santa rosa in february 2005, ktvu's bob mackenzie was there. >> reporter: families had a long wait to see their soldiers come home. when you're eight or nine and waiting to see daddy who's been away for a year or more time can pass awfully slowly. >> i remember everything and the most thing i remember is the way we always laughed at every joke and every time that it was funny. so i remember his laugh the most. >> reporter: this is daddy? >> yeah. >> reporter: has she talked about him? >> every day. >> reporter: every day. you want to see him? >> yeah, she always wants to know when he's coming home. if he's coming home. >> reporter: zachary hasn't seen his dad for seven months, a long time for a boy who's only 7 years old. but he remembers a lot. >> we went camping and we were going fishing. at night we were playing hide and seek and we could never find him. >> reporter: that's a long time isn't it? >> very long. >> reporter: how do you get through it? >> it's very hard. just pray a lot and you know talk to him and it's very hard. >> reporter: at last 14 national gua
for employees. bob bruno, a labor and employment relations professor at the university of illinois at chicago joins us this morning on set. good morning to you bob. > > good morning. > are unions the answer here? > > i think unions can be the answer. they have been historically. but in these particular cases, something truly creative is going on. these workers are really not demanding a union election vote or a collective bargaining agreement. they are talking about raising standards. they are talking about conditions that are poor and trying to put some pressure on these employers to raise those up. > are the conditions that poor? is the working wage that awful? > > this wage is pretty bad. we are talking about very profitable companies, very profitable industries, in most metropolitan areas; and these workers, on average, will bring in roughly around $22,000, $24,000 a year. and for about half these workers, they are the principal breadwinners. that is about $9-something an hour, without benefits. so it's pretty bad. > > here is a statement coming from rob karr. he is a lobbyist with the il
was not a sport it was a means for waging war. in 2001, ktvu's bob mackenzie brought us the story of the legendary tenth mountain division. >> reporter: in their time they were legendary soldiers. the men of the tenth mountain division could ski, climb mountains, use stealth and hit hard and fast. >> i think it was the best fighting force, it was the only fighting force that i experienced and i can't imagine any fighting force being any better. >> reporter: 60 years later some of the tenth mountaineers get together. sometimes they tell war stories sometimes as a way as exorcises the ghost. >> when we passed him, his brains were just laying out on the ground it was a horrible sight. >> reporter: in 1939 at the outbreak of world war ii, adolph hitler began conquering the nations one by one. when president roosevelt enforced the idea of the fighting force the newly formed tenth mountain division began to train. most were college men already skiers or mountain climbers, athletes by inclination and many had the naive idea that the training was going to be fun. >> you had to learn to cope with the altit
. >> wild life experts are helping a bob cat kitten get back on its feet. the animal is getting ready to go back into the wild. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >>> a bob cat kitten is getting lessons on how to return to the wild. it was a few weeks old when crews found her at a forest fire. she healed but became too friendly with people so they moved her into a pen with two other bobcats. all three cats are wild up and ready to be released. >>> the san jose spartans were wild up today. >> this was a good game. offense sputtered a bit. san jose state played its first bowl game since 2006 2006. and a win over the falcons will give them their first 11 win season since 1914. the coach was just a spectator today. he had to like what he saw. he threw for 395 yards. first spartan to throw for 4,000 yards in a single season
. and in 2000, bob mckensy brought us the story. >> reporter: for most of us, what we know about this is it supplies bay area cities with drinking water. but before this, there was a beautiful place that looked so much like yosemite it was called the counter part of yosemite. it was a public treasure like its sister valley. city officials felt san francisco was paying too much and when they announced the plan to turn this in a water supply, john muir was outraged. >> no denying san francisco needs water, but you don't need to destroy a national park. >> they saw nothing wrong this and neither did san francisco's mayor. the environmentalist lost the battle and work began on the railroad that would take the supplies there. and they worked on a system to bring the water in to san francisco. it is an impressive system looked at today. this is just a portion of the eight-mile spanning. it relies on gravity, going through a ten-mile tunnel through a drop into the pipe and into the first of two power plants. the big drop turns the turbine and the water going back to make a big drop and
those students had to go through and why, good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, pam. students now returning to classes and classes are resuming as scheduled but there is an added security and we have already seen police officers patrolling about as two armed robbery suspects are still on the loose. on the campus, it was locked down for eight hours and they were wanted to 50 and there was a high-speed chase which ended up in fullerton and the five suspects all dumped out of the vehicle with their masks after the crash. three suspects were immediately captured but two were able to escape. one suspect they saw go into a building on the southeast portion of this campus so they tried to evacuate the building. this was a building that was in a lock down and they locked down the campus. they had several going door to door and nothing was found. they do not believe the suspect is still on the campus one of the two suspects and those two suspects are still on the loose but they are beefing up security here and added patrols on the campus to sway some of the concerns of the students th
charles schumer, and republican, bob corker. then, the u.s. draws a red line. telling syrian president aassad not to use chemical weapons in the country's civil war. we'll discuss the intelligence and the possible fallout with israel's ambassador to the u.s., michael oren, a fox news sunday exclusive, plus the supreme court agrees to take up same sex marriage. we'll ask our sunday panel what the court is likely to decide, whether gays have a constitutional right to marriage. >>> and, a final farewell to my best friend, winston. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again from fox news in washington. well, it is beginning to feel like ground hog day, in the talks to avoid the fiscal cliff. both sides dug in, no agreement in sight. and, we're now just 23 days from the brink. joining us to break down where things stand, are two leading senators. democrat charles schumer, of new york. and, republican bob corker, of tennessee. gentlemen, house speaker boehner said on friday that another week has been wasteded. senator corker, given that president obama won the electio
and it should please some north bay residents and merchants. muni is considering bobbing its plan to dig up a section of columbus avenue to remove drilling machines when the project is done. some neighbors were against the idea and filed the lawsuit. muni says they may extend the subway to columbus and powell and remove the machines near the abandoned pagota theater. they are also considering basing fares on income and not stage. supporters of the plan say it's not fair those struggling to pay their bills have to pay $4 for a monthly -- pay $64 for a monthly pass while seniors are only paying $22. the plan was sparked over the debate to provide muni -- free muni passes to low-income commuters. >>> repair work is just getting started today on this sinkhole. we'll tell you how long it might take to rebuild this road. >>> rosemary is back in the pacific. she's watching the latest storm in the pacific. we'll have more on when this may arrive in your neighborhood. >>> and how news leaked out when someone went to the house about the royal family. lots of prepaid cards come pre-filled with problem
have to deal with it and manage through it. that was restaurant consultant bob goldin of technomic. darden shares were down 10% yesterday. the founder of software company autonomy is on the defense. this week, autonomy founder mike lynch launched a website addressing allegations of accounting fraud by hewlett- packard. hewllet recently accused autonomy executives of inflating revenues prior to hp aqcuring the company last year. a statement on the website reads "the former management team of autonomy strongly rejects the accusations made by h-p." general motors is putting the brakes on the production of some cars and trucks. according to the wall street journal, the automaker has an overload of unsold cars and trucks. over the holidays, gm plans a 3-week shutdown at its lordstown, ohio, plant, where the chevy cruze is built. shutdowns may happen at another factory as well. meanwhile, ford is increasing production by 11% next year. disney fans will soon have new choices to add to their netflix queue. disney plans to sell the rights to some of its new movies to netflix. starting next
. in 2000, bob mackenzie brought us the history of aaa. >> reporter: in the early days of the century, maneuvering your buggy down the street was not easy. of course you had to be rich to own an automobile which didn't add to their popularity with everyone else. as the second decade began the auto owned the streets in san francisco and other big towns. but it was still the rich who owned them. henry ford changed all that. instead of making cars one at a time, the ford factory mass produced them with an idea called assembly lines. at last regular folks could take to the roads, and in the roaring 20s they did. charging up and down the steep streets of san francisco in an exhilarating triumph of machinery own topography. but outside city limits there were no paveed roads and no road signs. a cloud of dust raised by one automobile made visibility pretty chancy for anyone behind. nonetheless, car owners took their chance bouncing on rocks and that was part of the fun. where there wasn't a road, try a rail track, or a pipeline. all that was fun in the summer. but in winter those dirt roads
vehicles. for example, former republican senate leader bob dutton spent almost 6 thousand taxpayer dollars to repair his 2005 chevy tahoe and democratic senator of san le yan droe. >>> bay area animal shelters say they are absolutely overwhelmed with cats and dogs right now, so much so that they're practically giving them away. new at 6:00 live in san jose with a new tactic to fight the overcrowding this christmas season. eric. >> frank, this little guy right here is christopher. he's a three-year-old chi wau wau mix and this shelter had reduced his adoption fee to just $12 because it simply can't keep up with the number of dogs dropped off or abandoned this time of year. >> inside the san jose animal kier center, there's a lot of love for these dogs, but not nearly enough room. >> it was designed to hold 28 dogs for adoption. >> and now. >> now we have over a hun. >> that includes four-year-old doeber man mix kona. >> you'll see on our paperwork she's been here since september 26th. that is a long time for a dog of this size with this type of energy. >> volunteers take her out as much as
of dollars in repairs to cars they would soon own again. bob dutten spent almost $6,000 of taxpayer money to repair his chevy tahoe. all in the months before the state sold his suv, which dutten bought back. attempts to reach former senator dutten failed, but he's quoted as saying the car needed work as it approached $100,000. >> reporter: he is not alone, others also spent thousands of dollars to fix their cars. senator artesia had a bill for nearly $2,400 in the weeks approximate before he bought it. assemblyman hall of compton racked up more than $2,400 before the state sold his car, and then he bought it back. critics say california was long overdue ending this program. >> the only state in the country that had this program finally ended the program. >> reporter: it's impossible to know if a lawmaker benefited from last minute repairs, because the repairs could have driven up the price of that car at auction. lawmakers no longer have cars, they are paid per mile. it's an open question whether that is actually saving taxpayers money. >>> at ktvu.com, we have posted the complete list of
want to make sure it stays cool. uc davis researchers analyzed wine stored in two kinds of bobs along with wines in bottle with real cork, synthetic corks and screw tops. the chemical composition of boxed wine composed the fastest. they're recommending people store all wines at about 50 degrees. >> back to our weather now because changes are happening. what's up. >> you can see it right there. live storm tracker 2 bringing rain father south. that rain headed our way as we head into early tomorrow morning. the future, the cold air that's moving in. now up in this area this storm as the next few are going to be coming straight from the polar regions and that's exporting or transporting very, very cool air. why that's why we're not expecting a ton of rain from this. that big event we had last week was because these storms the storms had originateed from the lower latitude. warmer air holds more water. cold air is more compressed and it can hold as much water so the rain accumulations from this next system are expected to be very light. certainly in comparison. there's the low pressure ce
night. they got pushed around by sacramento. bob cats are in oakland, warriors not the only one with a big piece missing. dallas not the same without dirk nowitzki. miami has it their way against the mavs tonight. watch wade, grab the rebound that's a kaepernikk pass to the other end to lebron. just a pivotal pass to the other epd. >>> when it comes -- pass to the other end. >>> and when it comes to high school basketball, he's the son of sonny parker. he commits to duke. huge disappoint to stanford. will play for duke albeit. probably will be jaded for a little bit before he goes to the nba. >>> it is not for hard core fans of the nhl. the lock out continues today. the league announces all games cancelled now through january 14th. that's the sporting life for a thursday night. no hockey in sight, sorry frank. >> i know, it is not looking good. >> not at all. >> mark, thank you. >> and thank you for trusting ktvu channel two news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> the morning team will be here they're on storm watch from 4:30 until 9:00. they will let you how the weat
. the sierra wildlife rescue moved chips into a pen with two other young bob cats. all three are wilded up and ready to be released next spring. >>> britney spears is reportedly out as a judge on the x factor. executive producer simon cowel will called spears boring and not worth her $15 million contract. spears joined the show back in may. the x factor wrapped up their season last week as a spokeswoman for the show called the report complete speculation. >>> more on san jose state's victory today and what they haven't done since 1940. >>> when an antioch park damaged by arson will be reopened thanks to some last minute donations. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month
what type of bullets are being shot on our sxheets is anybody safe. >>> by shop bob jackson from gospel church is outraged by the surge in violent crime which has the homicide total at 111. >>> i've said and it say it again. it's out of control and we really need help. >> the shooting police say was sparked by some kind of dispute ended with all four people going to the hospital where they're recovering from their injuries. >> we've seen crime and lie lens really escalating. >>> this morning a robbery left one worker injured after being pisal whipped. a nearby resident express it had thoughts of many of her neighbors. >> i think this is a city wide issue and we all need to get really really worried and krndz and angry about it. >> city council member libby says she's planning to bring in more help. >> first to immediately start preparations for a june police academy that will result in 40 new officers on our streets. seshgsd to hire 21 civilians that will assist the officers. >> council member rebecca cap lan adds the city needs more help from the community. >> if you've witness add kri
. every year, bob and linda taylor transform their home in vallejo on glencove road into a christmas wonderland. but this year, someone ripped down some of their lights and dragged them in the streets and they were run over. the taylors say the lights can be fixed an santa claus will still come. >>> another example of a grinch on the loose. what happened at a local christmas tree lot run by boy scouts. >>> i'm gonna go ahead and announcement my retirement. >> katt williams calls it quits. the latest incident that prompted that announcement. ?f< did you get chips for the party? nope. cheese plate? cheese plate...nope. i made something better. ♪ you used the oven? boom ♪ [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >>> cloudy to the north, very heavy rain from about san francisco to alameda and oakland. you can see on the peninsula, highway 1 stretching to the east bay,
california, it's on a private beach. now, that carcass is near the home of star like bob dylan and barbra streisand. authorities were hoping to drag it out to see -- sea today but a fire inspector says that won't hurt even at high speed because the carcass is too badly decompose and it's stuck in the mud. >>> a lot of flooding in the philippines. these pictures show it, days after a deadly typhoon hit the phillippines. this is video. crews, well, they pulled several stranded people to safety, including children. rescuers are still having trouble getting to many survivors in some of the hardest hit areas. 400 confirmed dead. hundreds more still missing. >>> we told you about a woman who survived being stranded six days in the snow in the sierra. experts say there are several things you can do to survive something like that. first they say stay in your car and make sure someone can see it. either you have a lot on inside. be sure to carry warm clothes, a blanket and a flash. and if you are in an isolated area, the best idea experts say is to ration food and wait for help. >> the probability
. >> bob joining us, thank you. stocks opening close to break even this morning after the government said weekly applications for unemployment benefits fell to the second lowest level this year. the nasdaq is down one,. >>> the united states market has a rally yesterday after the announcement by the federal chair who said interest rates will stay near zero until unemployment falls to 6.5%. he expect expects it to take three years. another round of bailout loans for greece. greece will be given $64 billion between now and march. they need the money to avoid bankruptcy. in return for the money they had to commit to further measure including more spending cuts and tax increases. >> facebook said it wants to hire the brightest and most talented. this one survey ranking them as the best company in the world to work for. it pays interns $5,600 a month. facebook reportedly offers big payday to try to encourage them to drop out of college. >>> you can get google maps on your i-phone again. the mapping service is again available as an i-phone app. it was in the phones built in system until earl
to winning -- bob won his 399th game leading the spartans to their fourth straight open division championship. he took unasyn tenial at home depot center. he took an early lead and never looked back winning the game 48- 28. the spartans end the season with a perfect 15-0 record. meanwhile marin catholic lost the division three title to madison of san diego county. 38-35. >>> your time is 7:28. hillary clinton is home recovering this morning. what doctors say caused her fainting spell and concussion and the important hearing she will now miss. >>> again this morning we are also remembering the victims of sandy hook shooting. and the faces behind the tragic loss. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] t
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